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NASA Learning Objects: Mars Pathfinder Science Results: MAGNETICS

        

NASA Learning Objects: Mars Pathfinder Science Results: MAGNETICS

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4th grade science standards include magnetics. Have a look at this site. It allows for a short intro to magnetics and can lead into a discussion of soil types and the possible discovery of water. Recently, Pathfinder investigated the dust in the atmosphere of Mars by observing its deposition on a series of magnetic targets on the spacecraft. The dust, it turned out, is highly magnetic. It may consist of small silicate (perhaps clay) particles, with some stain or cement of a highly magnetic... More
Material Type: Reference Material
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 13, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 13, 2006
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